Sleep and dream psychologist Rubin Naiman on living in a wake-centric world, the problem with “hyperarousal,” and why sleep should be sacred.
Host Jocelyn K. Glei explains why overlooking maintenance tasks is at the root of our toxic relationship with overwhelm.
Designer Matias Corea on the transformative power of travel, long journeys, and taking a break from your work routine.
Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on how she stays calm amidst a daily schedule that demands constant context switching.
Intuition researcher Bill Duggan breaks down the mechanics of how we arrive at aha moments — and why speed only slows us down.
What are the key ingredients in a great conversation? Fanny Auger, from the School of Life in Paris, talks about listening, open-ness, and silence.
Writer Oliver Burkeman debunks the myth of “time management” and explains why getting more efficient just makes you busier.
A supercut of Jason Fried, Austin Kleon, Wendy MacNaughton & more answering the question: “What’s the key ingredient in work-life balance?”
Alissa Walker on how walking changes your relationship to everything — time and the rhythms of your day, your community, and your creativity.
Writer & futurist Alex Pang on the 4-hour workday, the necessity of “inward focus,” and the role of rest & reflection in the creative process.
In this mini-meditation, host Jocelyn K. Glei articulates how understanding what your brain is doing on “auto-pilot” is the key to unlocking your focus.
Scientist Sigrid Veasey on why sleep loss is the silent creativity killer, what to do about middle-of-the-night anxiety, and why you need a “sleep vacation.”
Hurry Slowly is a new podcast — hosted by Jocelyn K. Glei — about how pacing yourself is the key to avoiding burnout, improving your productivity, and activating your creative mind.
Pushing back against the conventional wisdom that “busy is better,” Hurry Slowly explores how we make smarter decisions, feel more comfortable taking risks, and manage our attention more intelligently when we learn to take our time.
If you’re a curious, ambitious person who is always striving to achieve more, but could use an occasional reminder to take it easy, this is the show for you.
Listen to the 4-minute trailer for Hurry Slowly:
Jason Fried — Founder, Basecamp
Paula Scher — Designer, Pentagram
Scott Belsky — VC + Entrepreneur
Wendy MacNaughton — Graphic Journalist
William Duggan — Intuition Researcher
Oliver Burkeman — Writer, The Guardian
Sigrid Veasey — Sleep Researcher
Jonathan Fields — Writer + Podcaster
Mary McNaughton-Cassill — News Expert
David Sax — Author, Revenge of the Analog
Fanny Auger — Conversationalist
Craig Mod — Writer + Designer
Tyler Cowen — Author, The Complacent Class
Austin Kleon — Writer, Steal Like an Artist
Julie Zhuo — VP of Product Design, Facebook
Ann Friedman — Writer + Podcaster
Renata Salecl — Philosopher
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang — Author, REST
Alissa Walker — Urbanism Editor, Curbed
Adam Greenfield — Writer + Technologist
Tami Forman — Director, Path Forward
Matias Corea — Entrepreneur + Designer
Kim Chambers — Marathon Swimmer
Rubin Naiman — Dream Specialist
Jocelyn K. Glei is obsessed with how we can find more meaning and creativity in our daily work.
In search of the answer, she has interviewed hundreds of designers, researchers, and entrepreneurs about how they stay productive and inspired. Along the way, she’s published numerous books designed for creative professionals, including Unsubscribe, Manage Your Day-to-Day, and Make Your Mark.
Previously, Jocelyn was the Founding Editor of 99U, which comprised a Webby Award-winning website, a popular annual conference at Lincoln Center, and a bestselling book series. Her books and ideas have been featured in outlets including NPR, New York, Fast Company, BuzzFeed, SELF, Harvard Business Review, and Brain Pickings.
Learn more at: jkglei.com